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Red Sox sign pitcher John Burkett

BOSTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The Boston Red Sox added another veteran pitcher to their rotation Wednesday night when they signed free agent righthander John Burkett to a two-year contract.

Rangers sign Dave Burba

ARLINGTON, Texas, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- The Texas Rangers, attempting to improve a pitching staff that was the worst in baseball last season, Wednesday signed free agent Dave Burba to a one-year contr

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The New York Yankees finally finished their long courtship of Jason Giambi Thursday by signing the slugging first baseman to a seven-year contract.

Controversial Everett traded to Texas

BOSTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Carl Everett's tumultuous tenure with the Boston Red Sox is over. The Red Sox gave up on the talented but volatile outfielder late Wednesday night, trading him

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Oaklasnd 9, Texas 4

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Miguel Tejada, continuing to thrive since moving to the No. 2 spot in the lineup, had three hits, including a homer, and drove in three runs as the Oakland A's
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Darren Oliver
SLP98080904- 09 AUGUST 1998- ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: St. Louis Cardinals' pitcher Darren Oliver rears back and throws a pitch in the first inning, against the Chicago Cubs, August 9. Oliver, who is making his first home start as a Cardinal since being traded from Texas, went 6 innings and got the win in the 2-1 victory against Chicago. UPI bg/wy/Scott Rovak

Darren Christopher Oliver (born October 6, 1970) is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Texas Rangers.

Oliver is the son of former infielder Bob Oliver. Oliver played baseball and basketball at Rio Linda High School in Rio Linda, California.

Oliver was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 3rd round of the 1988 Major League Baseball Draft and has had three separate stints with the club.

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